Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing

Chen Xiaoli
More than 30,000 people attending the 2019 China Touring Car Championship take part in a flash mob and sing the popular "My Country and I."
Chen Xiaoli

A flash mob was staged at Shanghai International Circuit in Jiading District during the 2019 China Touring Car Championship.

A flash mob was staged at Shanghai International Circuit in Jiading District recently to present the classic song "My Country and I."

The event took place during a break at the 2019 China Touring Car Championship, with more than 30,000 people in the audience singing along.

Young singers including Ping An, Xi Yanjuan, Huang Xiao, actor Wang Rugang, calligrapher and seal-engraving master Han Tianheng, TV host Tang Meng and national model worker Li Xianghua also joined in the show.

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

People at the Shanghai International Circuit join in the singing while waving the national flag.

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

A giant national flag is held up by people in the main stand at the motor racing circuit.

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

Shanghai International Circuit in Jiading District. 

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

Ping An leads the singing of "My Country and I."

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

A young girl reached out to try to touch the national flag.

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

One of the members of the public who took part in the flash mob.

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing

A woman takes out her mobile phone to take a selfie with her friend during the event.

Racing 'stops' for patriotic singing
Ti Gong

A sea of red as people waving national flags take part in the flash mob at the Shanghai International Circuit.

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